9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 2 nights

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You've added Streets of Barangaroo, Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, Victoria's Basement, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Customs House, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online vacation planner.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Sydney is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in August; daily highs in Sydney reach °C and lows reach °C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Nightlife Tours Museums

Side Trip

Auburn Botanic Gardens
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Susannah Place ©
Susannah Place
The Strand Arcade ©
The Strand Arcade

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Head to McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park and Royal Arcadefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to RAAF Museum in Point Cook--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Art Gallery of Ballarat, RAAF Museum, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
RAAF Museum ©
RAAF Museum
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park ©
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Westfield Bondi Junction
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Sydney Jewish Museum ©
Sydney Jewish Museum
Anzac Memorial ©
Anzac Memorial
Opal Minded ©
Opal Minded

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